Jason focuses on regulatory matters related to interconnection of distributed generation. He has participated in interconnection and net metering rulemakings at the utility commissions in twenty states, and regularly addresses the issue of whether third party ownership is permitted in a state. In addition, Jason assists clients with broader regulatory issues and contracts related to renewable energy project development. Prior to his legal career, Jason managed government contracts and business development for eight years at JX Crystals Inc., a pioneer in the field of high-concentration solar energy systems. In the early 1990s, he was a corporate planning analyst at Washington State's largest utility, Puget Power (now Puget Sound Energy), where he managed the electric vehicle program and helped develop the utility's integrated resource plan and demand forecast.